A compass affixed to a table below deck of the sailboat Ness points south as the steel-hulled boat gently rocks while docked at Mitchell Park Marina in Greenport. Phillip Sax, the lone crew member aboard the boat, positioned the compass at the ideal spot, next to the narrow bench that serves as his sleeping quarters. READ
For a young kid, there are few experiences in sports as thrilling as walking into a baseball stadium for the first time and looking out at the pristine green grass that had previously just been an image on television. READ
The Wildcats huddle together. (Credit: Christopher Cecere)
The road to the New York State championship this year ended in Rochester, a roughly seven-hour drive from the campus of Shoreham-Wading River High School. In June 2020, the state championship game returns much closer to home, at a site of so many memorable games in the program’s history: Hofstra University. READ
Memorial Day weekend has arrived, we’ve finally felt a 70-degree day again and the rainy portion of spring is hopefully behind us.
Summer has unofficially arrived on the North Fork. It’s about time. READ
For far too long, cases of sexual abuse, assault and harassment have been kept hidden in the shadows.
The stigma facing victims often made it too difficult to speak up, especially when the person accused is someone in power.
From my couch 240 miles away from Binghamton, my heart pounded with anticipation Saturday. I spent several years at the beginning of my career covering sports, and few games I’ve ever witnessed could match what was unfolding at Floyd L. Maines Veterans Memorial Arena. READ
Early Sunday morning I texted a map showing projected snow totals across Long Island to my colleague Bob Liepa, our paper’s sports editor.
“Has there ever been a year where it didn’t snow right as spring sports starts?” I asked.
He responded: “I can’t remember one.” (more…)
A Tyrannosaurus menacingly chases after Ronald McDonald, clenching a McDonald’s logo in its jaws. A flying reptile swoops just above the ground as another creature extends its head out of the water, showing its sharp teeth.
The scene unfolds on the flooded grounds of the Wading River McDonald’s.
Just another day at Lake McDonald’s. READ